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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Children's book readings

Join us in the Science Museum shop on the first Saturday of every month for a series of children's book readings.

The series started with Digger Dog and future titles will include Aliens Love Underpants and How to Catch a Star.

Next reading: Saturday 1 November, 11.30 and 14.30
'Why?' by Tracey Corderoy

Archie is a rhino with a LOT of questions. He wants to know everything: ‘Why glue is so sticky? Why do dropped things go SMASH?’ If only finding out was a little less messy…  

Everybody's much-loved rhino returns in this sequel to ‘No!’ from the wonderful Tracey Corderoy (Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam and The Little White Owl) and award-winning Tim Warnes (I Don't Want to Go to Bed). 

Brimming with gorgeous illustrations, this warm, funny book is guaranteed to become a firm favourite. A must for all families with curious toddlers who just love to ask ‘WHY?’


Further information

  • Suitable for children aged seven and under
  • Places are free
  • Cushions and themed hands-on activities will be included
  • Find us in the Museum Shop next to the main ticket desk on the ground floor

Children's book readings

Join us in the Museum Shop on the first Saturday of every month
Floor: G
free